Live fire from aircraft, a submarine, and land assets sank the decommissioned ex-USS Racine (LST 1191) in the Pacific, July 12.
Prior to the patrol, a 41-month overhaul extended the life of the ballistic-missile submarine another 20 years.
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer inducted Sen. John S. McCain III into the official namesake of the guided-missile destroyer in a ceremony, July 12.
A P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP) 45 located the fishing vessel, July 10.
The U.S. Navy and Philippine Navy kicked off Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Sama Sama, July 9.
Twenty-two countries and nearly 2,000 exhibitors, staff and patrons participated in the U.S. 3rd Fleet-hosted event.
Results will help determine how best to integrate the Navy's newest unmanned helicopter with LCS and other platforms.
Adm. John Aquilino and Vice Adm. John Alexander announced the start of the world's largest international maritime exercise at Pearl Harbor.